Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
723 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...
  MATAGORDA BAY...
  WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 900 AM CST

* AT 723 AM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR EAST MATAGORDA BAY TO BRAZOS A70...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BRAZOS A4...BRAZOS 400...WEST BAY...BRAZOS 469...TABS BUOY B...
  BRAZOS 548...BRAZOS 439...GALVESTON 317...BRAZOS A70...GALVESTON
  344...GALVESTON 424...DRUM BAY...GALVESTON 282...BRAZOS A26...SAN
  LUIS PASS...SURFSIDE JETTY...BASTROP BAY...BRAZOS B133...EAST
  MATAGORDA BAY AND CHRISTMAS BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 2803 9596 2869 9587 2876 9576 2878 9566
      2891 9538 2889 9537 2915 9518 2937 9485
      2839 9494 2795 9587
TIME...MOT...LOC 1323Z 236DEG 33KT 2863 9579 2800 9591

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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